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Bookies expect Burton to deliver hosts more gold in judo

| 25.07.2014

Scotland’s Euan Burton goes into tomorrow’s men’s 100kg judo competition at the Commonwealth Games as the 5-4 favourite with Coral to deliver another gold medal for the country in the sport. The hosts’ flag bearer is ahead of New Zealand’s Jason Koster in the outright betting with the Kiwi available at 15-8 with the leading bookmaker.

Elsewhere tomorrow, Australian Jake Andrewartha is the odds-on favourite at 8-11 to win gold in the men’s 100kg plus, while England’s Christopher Sherrington is 6-4 to upset the market leader in Friday’s schedule.

“Both Scotland and England have done really well in Judo so far in the Games and there is every chance according to the betting for more Gold on Saturday as Euan Burton and Christopher Sherrington have strong chances in their respective weight groups,” said Coral’s John Hill.

“Betting on the Commonwealth Games has been really popular so far. One of the reasons for this is that this is the first time we have offered a full array of markets on all competitions which means punters can pick and choose which sports they want to bet on,” added Hill.

**Judo – Men’s 90kg

4-5 Ryan Dill Russell, 6-4 Mark Anthony, 5 Gary Hall, Matthew Purssey, 7 Andrew Burns, 33 Dieudonne Dolaseem, 50 Kack Piontek

**Judo – Men’s 100kg

5-4 Euan Burton, 15-8 Jason Koster, 7-2 Tim Slyfield, 9-2 Duke Didier, 8 Dominic Dugasse, 12 Stephanie Ombiongno, 25 Shah Hussain

**Judo – Men’s 100kg plus

8-11 Jake Andreawartha, 6-4 Christopher Sherrington, 2 Sam Rosser, 16 Martin Rygielski, 20 Mark Shaw, 33 Derek Sua, 50 Ruan Snyman, 150 Gavin McNeill, 250 Parikshit Kumar


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John Hill 07889 645520



John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.